All's Well that Ends Well (The New Cambridge Shakespeare series) / Edition 2

All's Well that Ends Well (The New Cambridge Shakespeare series) / Edition 2

by William Shakespeare
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521535158

ISBN-13: 9780521535151

Pub. Date: 11/30/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Alexander Leggatt has written a new Introduction to this updated edition of Russell Fraser's text on one of Shakespeare's most ambiguous plays. Leggatt's interest in performance informs his introduction and account of the instability of the main characters. He offers a thoughtful account of the play's critical and theatrical fortunes to the end of the twentieth

Overview

Alexander Leggatt has written a new Introduction to this updated edition of Russell Fraser's text on one of Shakespeare's most ambiguous plays. Leggatt's interest in performance informs his introduction and account of the instability of the main characters. He offers a thoughtful account of the play's critical and theatrical fortunes to the end of the twentieth century, as well as of the audience experience. An updated reading list completes the edition. First Edition Hb (1986): 0-521-22150-1 First Edition Pb (1986): 0-521-29365-0

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521535151
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2003
Series:
New Cambridge Shakespeare Series
Edition description:
Updated edition
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations and conventions; Introduction by Alexander Leggatt: Sources and traditions; The Shakespearean context (and the date); Critical reception and stage history; The play; Note on the text; List of characters; THE PLAY; Textual analysis; Reading list.

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